John is a highly experienced IT lawyer with a market leading reputation in the financial services sector. His main focus is advising financial institutions on their strategic IT projects and he supports his clients in implementing innovative digital and technology solutions whilst managing legal and regulatory risk.
John has a reputation as a lawyer in the FinTech area and has been heavily involved with leading edge developments.
John has been actively involved in developing industry-wide solutions for electronic data exchange issues. He worked on both the Origo Legal Framework and TISA Exchange, which was established to facilitate the electronic re-registration of assets and portfolios between platforms.
John has considerable wealth platforms experience, having advised several major life companies on the procurement of their wrap and corporate platforms and outsourcing of related services.
In addition, John has extensive experience of drafting and negotiating both customer and supplier IT services contracts, including for development projects, software licensing, cloud, and systems integration.